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SDCBC is seeking an executive director who will lead the organization as it continues to expand. The executive director is the chief executive officer of SDCBC and reports to the board of directors. The executive director guides the strategic direction of the organization to ensure success in its mission, and growing fiscal and human resource capacity to build new programs and support organizational goals.
An ideal candidate will be passionate in promoting bicycling as a healthy, affordable, and environmentally friendly form of transportation and recreation that is safe and attractive to riders of all backgrounds. The incoming executive director must have an understanding of non-profit administration, team management, and fundraising, as well as a background in bicycle and active transportation advocacy. They must be able to engage strategically with partners and understand policy impacts in intersecting areas such as policing and traffic enforcement; housing, gentrification, and displacement; transit advocacy; climate change and sustainability; and disability mobility.
Responsibilities of the Executive Director include:
● Develop and execute an inspiring, ambitious, and achievable vision and strategic plan for SDCBC in collaboration with staff members, board members, and stakeholders.
● Facilitate a strong, engaged and diverse board of directors.
● Develop and monitor the annual budget, provide timely internal reporting and forecasting, and ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the Bike Coalition to
carry out its work.
● Develop and steward relationships with donors, funders, and movement allies.
● Actively develop and lead fundraising activities to solicit contributions from members, major donors, grant makers, and corporate partners to increase the annual budget, capacity, and staffing of the organization.
● Manage the day–to–day operations of the Bike Coalition, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal requirements.
● Act as the principal spokesperson for the organization and our campaigns, including representing SDCBC before local governments, community groups, local media, and in statewide and national discussions about bicycling and transportation.
● Review and update as necessary the current management and administrative processes of the Bike Coalition to optimize organizational performance.
● Lead, grow, and manage an efficient, healthy, and positive workplace with a climate of trust, inclusivity and openness.
● Develop and support external partnerships to grow SDCBC’s coalition of support and advance our leadership and reputation across the region.
● Drive policy and advocacy initiatives by planning and working in collaboration with staff to develop effective communications strategies for policy and advocacy
● Support the ongoing capital campaign to develop a community bike center in Liberty Station.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but an initial screening of applicants for potential interviews will begin with the applications received by April 17th, 2023. All applications and candidates will be kept confidential.
SDCBC provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, mental or physical disability, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply, especially people of color, women, immigrants, people of all abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Top applicants might not have expertise related to every qualification listed above, but will bring relevant experience, plus a willingness to learn and excel at the others. A core qualification for this position is that you must advocate for and deeply value equity and inclusion.
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